The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Office 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England / London
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 161 227
Rank change year-on-year +71 +66  
Contract jobs citing Office 365 534 369 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.64% 1.60% 0.97%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.94% 15.48% 14.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 274 130
Median daily rate £413 £425 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +14.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £375 £355
% change year-on-year -5.33% +5.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 17
Median hourly rate £16.38 £17.89 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.44% +2.20%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.33% -16.66%  

Office 365 is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 3152 2383 1481
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.56% 10.34% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2301 1730 983
Median daily rate £500 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +1.74% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 38
Median hourly rate £21.33 £26.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year -6.17% -19.00%  

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Office 365 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Office 365 in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in London over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in London over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the London region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +29 79 £413 +0.30% 22
West End of London +6 8 £473 +250.00% 6
Kingston Upon Thames +5 6 £290 - 1
Canary Wharf +5 5 £350 -33.33%
Uxbridge - 4 £395 -
Croydon +10 3 £280 -32.12%
Westminster +5 3 £650 +195.45%
Chiswick - 3 £185 - 1
Stockley Park - 3 - -
Hounslow - 3 - -
Wembley +2 2 £200 -
Enfield - 2 £200 - 1
Romford - 2 £125 -
Brentford 0 1 £365 -2.66%
Twickenham - 1 £363 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £375 -
Hackney - 1 £275 -
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 510 (52.09%) Windows
2 453 (46.27%) Microsoft
3 392 (40.04%) Active Directory
4 310 (31.66%) SharePoint
5 296 (30.23%) Microsoft Azure
6 281 (28.70%) Migration
7 207 (21.14%) Windows 10
8 155 (15.83%) Windows Server
9 146 (14.91%) Skype for Business
10 145 (14.81%) VMware
11 140 (14.30%) SCCM
12 133 (13.59%) Microsoft Office
13 132 (13.48%) SQL Server
14 131 (13.38%) ITIL
15 129 (13.18%) Windows 7
16 128 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
17 126 (12.87%) MS Exchange
18 115 (11.75%) Security Cleared
18 115 (11.75%) Skype
19 111 (11.34%) Citrix
19 111 (11.34%) Finance
20 93 (9.50%) Windows Server 2012
20 93 (9.50%) SC Cleared
21 89 (9.09%) PowerShell
22 88 (8.99%) SQL
23 85 (8.68%) Microsoft Certification
24 81 (8.27%) TOGAF
24 81 (8.27%) Windows Server 2008
25 80 (8.17%) DNS
26 79 (8.07%) VMware Infrastructure

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 310 (31.66%) SharePoint
2 146 (14.91%) Skype for Business
3 126 (12.87%) MS Exchange
4 61 (6.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 60 (6.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 56 (5.72%) Exchange Server 2010
7 30 (3.06%) SharePoint 2010
8 29 (2.96%) BizTalk Server
9 22 (2.25%) IIS
10 19 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
11 11 (1.12%) Office Communications Server
12 10 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (0.82%) CMS
13 8 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (0.72%) IBM Notes
14 7 (0.72%) Magnolia
15 5 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 4 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 3 (0.31%) Apache
17 3 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 133 (13.59%) Microsoft Office
2 52 (5.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.31%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.10%) InVision
9 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 51 (5.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.94%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.20%) Magento
5 1 (0.10%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.10%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.10%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 296 (30.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (7.46%) OneDrive
3 60 (6.13%) Azure Active Directory
4 53 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
5 42 (4.29%) IaaS
5 42 (4.29%) Yammer
6 27 (2.76%) SaaS
7 13 (1.33%) PaaS
8 11 (1.12%) G Suite
9 4 (0.41%) GitHub
9 4 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.20%) AWS OpsWorks
11 2 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.10%) Akamai
12 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.10%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 115 (11.75%) Skype
2 80 (8.17%) DNS
3 68 (6.95%) VPN
4 63 (6.44%) DHCP
5 50 (5.11%) WAN
6 45 (4.60%) LAN
7 42 (4.29%) Firewall
8 37 (3.78%) SAN
9 27 (2.76%) VoIP
10 26 (2.66%) Intranet
11 20 (2.04%) TCP/IP
12 19 (1.94%) Internet
12 19 (1.94%) Remote Desktop
12 19 (1.94%) Unified Communications
13 13 (1.33%) MPLS
13 13 (1.33%) Network Security
13 13 (1.33%) Wireless
14 12 (1.23%) LDAP
14 12 (1.23%) NAS
14 12 (1.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (13.48%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (1.84%) SQL Server 2014
6 17 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (1.43%) MS Access
7 14 (1.43%) Power BI
8 13 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
10 9 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.41%) Big Data
11 4 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.31%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.31%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.20%) MySQL
13 2 (0.20%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.20%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 18 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (1.23%) JIRA
3 4 (0.41%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.41%) Zephyr
4 3 (0.31%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (0.31%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.20%) MSI
6 1 (0.10%) Ant
6 1 (0.10%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.10%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.10%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.10%) FxCop
6 1 (0.10%) GoCD
6 1 (0.10%) Maven
6 1 (0.10%) MorphX
6 1 (0.10%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.10%) StyleCop
6 1 (0.10%) TeamCity
General
1 111 (11.34%) Finance
2 48 (4.90%) Retail
3 27 (2.76%) Advertising
4 24 (2.45%) Legal
5 16 (1.63%) Banking
6 10 (1.02%) Law
7 7 (0.72%) Marketing
7 7 (0.72%) Publishing
7 7 (0.72%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.61%) Back Office
9 5 (0.51%) French Language
9 5 (0.51%) Local Government
10 4 (0.41%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.31%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.20%) Billing
12 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.20%) German Language
13 1 (0.10%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.10%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 225 (22.98%) Architect
2 96 (9.81%) Consultant
3 79 (8.07%) Analyst
4 77 (7.87%) Office 365 Architect
5 75 (7.66%) Support Engineer
6 69 (7.05%) Project Manager
7 64 (6.54%) Developer
8 60 (6.13%) Infrastructure Architect
8 60 (6.13%) Technical Architect
9 57 (5.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 54 (5.52%) Solutions Architect
11 40 (4.09%) Office 365 Manager
12 39 (3.98%) Office 365 Engineer
13 38 (3.88%) SharePoint Developer
14 37 (3.78%) 2nd Line Support
15 35 (3.58%) Azure Architect
16 33 (3.37%) Administrator
17 31 (3.17%) Cloud Architect
18 30 (3.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 30 (3.06%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (6.64%) .NET
2 30 (3.06%) HTML
3 27 (2.76%) CSS
4 23 (2.35%) jQuery
5 22 (2.25%) Web Services
6 20 (2.04%) COM
7 16 (1.63%) SAML
8 13 (1.33%) XML
9 11 (1.12%) REST
9 11 (1.12%) RESTful
10 9 (0.92%) SPServices
10 9 (0.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (0.82%) OpenID
12 7 (0.72%) OAuth
12 7 (0.72%) WCF
13 6 (0.61%) ASP.NET
13 6 (0.61%) SOAP
14 5 (0.51%) WAP
14 5 (0.51%) XML Messaging
14 5 (0.51%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 71 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (5.01%) Data Centre
3 42 (4.29%) PKI
4 29 (2.96%) Management Information System
5 20 (2.04%) Blackberry
6 18 (1.84%) User Experience
7 15 (1.53%) Clustering
7 15 (1.53%) Data Protection Act
7 15 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
8 14 (1.43%) Taxonomies
8 14 (1.43%) Virtual Team
9 12 (1.23%) NHS
10 10 (1.02%) Mobile App
11 9 (0.92%) Replication
12 8 (0.82%) BYOD
12 8 (0.82%) FMCG
12 8 (0.82%) Private Cloud
12 8 (0.82%) Smartphone
13 7 (0.72%) e-Learning
13 7 (0.72%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 510 (52.09%) Windows
2 207 (21.14%) Windows 10
3 155 (15.83%) Windows Server
4 129 (13.18%) Windows 7
5 93 (9.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 81 (8.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 47 (4.80%) Windows 8
8 36 (3.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 28 (2.86%) Android
10 26 (2.66%) Apple iOS
11 24 (2.45%) Windows XP
12 21 (2.15%) Linux
13 10 (1.02%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.61%) Unix
14 6 (0.61%) Windows Phone
15 4 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.31%) CentOS
16 3 (0.31%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (28.70%) Migration
2 131 (13.38%) ITIL
3 128 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (8.27%) TOGAF
5 74 (7.56%) Project Management
6 67 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
7 64 (6.54%) PRINCE2
8 58 (5.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 55 (5.62%) CRM
10 51 (5.21%) Change Management
11 34 (3.47%) Identity Access Management
12 32 (3.27%) Document Management
13 29 (2.96%) Business Analysis
13 29 (2.96%) Enterprise Architecture
14 28 (2.86%) Service Management
15 27 (2.76%) Identity Management
16 26 (2.66%) Waterfall
17 25 (2.55%) Continuous Improvement
17 25 (2.55%) Data Protection
17 25 (2.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 89 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 88 (8.99%) SQL
3 43 (4.39%) C#
4 31 (3.17%) JavaScript
5 30 (3.06%) C
6 24 (2.45%) VB
7 22 (2.25%) VBA
8 16 (1.63%) VB.NET
8 16 (1.63%) VB6
9 6 (0.61%) Java
10 4 (0.41%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.41%) Python
11 3 (0.31%) VBScript
12 2 (0.20%) Perl
12 2 (0.20%) Ruby
12 2 (0.20%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.10%) C++
13 1 (0.10%) PHP
13 1 (0.10%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.10%) X++
Qualifications
1 115 (11.75%) Security Cleared
2 93 (9.50%) SC Cleared
3 85 (8.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 39 (3.98%) Degree
4 39 (3.98%) MCSE
5 27 (2.76%) MCITP
6 25 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (2.15%) CCNA
8 19 (1.94%) MCP
8 19 (1.94%) MCSA
9 18 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
11 10 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 10 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (0.82%) CTC Cleared
12 8 (0.82%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 8 (0.82%) PMI Certification
13 7 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 6 (0.61%) PMP
15 5 (0.51%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.76%) SLA
2 19 (1.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 13 (1.33%) PMO
4 6 (0.61%) QA
5 5 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 392 (40.04%) Active Directory
2 79 (8.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (6.44%) Hyper-V
4 35 (3.58%) XenApp
5 16 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 13 (1.33%) XenDesktop
7 11 (1.12%) BitLocker
7 11 (1.12%) vSphere
8 9 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.41%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (0.31%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.20%) Docker
12 2 (0.20%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.20%) UAG
12 2 (0.20%) vCloud
13 1 (0.10%) Samba
Systems Management
1 140 (14.30%) SCCM
2 55 (5.62%) SCOM
3 46 (4.70%) Microsoft Intune
4 9 (0.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 9 (0.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 8 (0.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 7 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
6 7 (0.72%) Puppet
6 7 (0.72%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 5 (0.51%) AirWatch
7 5 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.41%) CA Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (0.41%) Jamf Pro
8 4 (0.41%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.41%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.41%) WSUS
9 3 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 453 (46.27%) Microsoft
2 145 (14.81%) VMware
3 111 (11.34%) Citrix
4 76 (7.76%) Cisco
5 48 (4.90%) HP
6 44 (4.49%) Oracle
7 42 (4.29%) SAP
8 32 (3.27%) Salesforce.com
9 31 (3.17%) Apple
10 24 (2.45%) Dell
11 20 (2.04%) Infor
12 19 (1.94%) Remedy
13 17 (1.74%) ServiceNow
14 13 (1.33%) AppSense
14 13 (1.33%) Symantec
15 11 (1.12%) IBM
16 9 (0.92%) CheckPoint
17 8 (0.82%) Juniper
17 8 (0.82%) NetApp
17 8 (0.82%) Sophos
London
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London
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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